Chinese camp tent frame.
the wooden frame was made of juniper limbs from native trees, and the area contained
little or no underbrush. That lack of vegation, along with the rocky soil, leads
me to believe that no wild fires have been in the region since 1868, and therefore
the tent frame has not been burned. The frame itself covers a depression in the
earth, similiar to other sites of Chinese encampments. There is/was another tent
frame near this one, however it had collapsed.
Courtesy of G.J. "Chris" Graves.
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